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What we’ve learned from two years of teaching digital to public service executives

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‘Public servants will need to play an important role in maintaining public trust and finding the right balance between using these technologies to improve the work of government.’ The public conversation around digital government has often focused on producing high-quality, easy-to-use digital services. An important aspiration no doubt, particularly as citizen expectations of digital service […]

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COVID-19 is ushering a new era in government services

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“Local governments’ futures across a range of services is being reshaped because of Covid-19.”  Covid-19 has forced businesses of all stripes to rethink their modes of operation, with the pandemic’s outbreak spurring a move toward e-commerce, remote work, and digital transformation in order to protect employees and customers from contagion. When the history of the […]

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Congress needs to prioritize government digital service delivery

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When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States, federal government employees across the country had to make dramatic changes to the way they operate. The country’s largest workforce shifted toward telework, and citizen services moved to being digital-first or in many cases, digital-only experiences. Government digital service delivery, while ramping up before the pandemic, has […]